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School has been a lifeline for homeless youth. Now what?

For youth experiencing homelessness, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth executive director Arash Ghafoori described the classroom as a last refuge. Schools can provide a safety...
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Covid deaths in Nevada on track to more than triple by December under current...

Deaths from Covid-19 are projected to more than triple in Nevada by December 1 under current conditions mandated by the state, according to a...
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Each bill of the 32nd Special Session (in 250 words or less)

The 32nd Special Session of the Nevada Legislature covered a lot of ground in six days. The topics included in Gov. Steve Sisolak’s official...
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Business liability bill passes with support from people who don’t like it much

The bill sure as hell isn't perfect. On that everyone seemed to agree.Where opinions differed was in whether the passage of Senate Bill 4...
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Governor, Legislature declare racism a public health crisis

Gov. Steve Sisolak and the Nevada Legislature on Wednesday independently declared racism a public health crisis, following in the footsteps of dozens of other...
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Governor, Democrats panned for pushing ‘Mitch McConnell-style legislation’

The decision to introduce a covid-liability protection bill that covers the majority of employers -- and provides worker safety protections for employees in only...

Sisolak: ‘We are in a very precarious position’

Gov. Steve Sisolak is revamping the state’s response to COVID-19 with a more “strategic, targeted approach,” that will involve weekly evaluations at the state...
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Senate hears measure to expedite, expand access to unemployment benefits

State lawmakers spent Sunday night hearing a bill that would remove glitches and roadblocks that have left some Nevadans waiting months for unemployment benefits....

Election officials: State needs to act fast if it wants a smooth election in...

Some of the nonpartisan officials who run Nevada’s elections are quietly concerned that the window of time for making big decisions about the upcoming...

Shielding your boss from justice won’t bring conventions back

Republicans have finally come up with a plan to fight the Covid and the accompanying economic misery and despair: Bomb it to smithereens.As federal...

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